Milne, Edmund Osborn DSO, OBE, VD (Colonel, b.1886 - d.1963).

Accession Number PR00061
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 item
Object type Diary
Maker Milne, Edmund Osborn
Place made Australia, British Mandate of Palestine: Palestine, Egypt
Date made 1939-1944
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 92/0293
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

1940 diary of Milne whilst in the position of 6 Division Assistant Adjutant and Quarter-Master General to 2nd AIF Overseas Base. The diary describes his embarkation December 1939 as part of the 2nd AIF Advance Party, his work in Palestine (in setting up supply lines) and general day to day information. The diary also contains newspaper clippings, menu cards, business cards, invitations and some letters.